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#Porntags (2020)

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A short film showing part of the making process of #Porntags - a new series of works combining pages from vintage gay porn magazines with a quote from Susan Sontag's 1964 essay 'Notes on Camp'. Filmed at Hot Bed Press printmaking studio, Salford UK. Works shortly available on my online shop

#Porntags

Lockdown - a solo exhibition

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Lockdown - an Exhibition: In June 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown Jez worked with photographer & artist Stephen Iles to document his body of recent works and to curate a one-off exhibition at Paradise Works gallery space in Salford. This project was funded by Arts Council England COVID response funding. With thanks to Paradise Works and David Dolan Martin

100 Years of Justice

At the start of the year Jez's work Wolfenden (2016) was selected for inclusion in the exhibition 100 Years of Justice, commissioned to commemorate the centenary of the Magistrates Association. Sadly the exhibition which was to tour nationally has been cancelled due to COVID. The exhibition has been taken online and showcases each of the selected works, and interviews with the participating artists here the exhibition will be shown in London in October 2021.

Queer Holdings - The Leslie Lohman Museum

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Jez's work Nancy (2014) is featured in this new book from the Leslie Lohman Museum NYC. The book is a survey of the museum's permanent collection, and grew out of the exhibition 'Expanded Visions - Fifty Years of Collecting' (2017). The book is published by Hirmer Publishing and available here